Process Support for Cooperative Work on the World Wide Web


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Sikkel, Klaas and Neumann, Olaf and Sachweh, Sabine (1998) Process Support for Cooperative Work on the World Wide Web. In: Sixth Euromicro Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Processing, PDP 1998, 21-23 January 1998, Madrid, Spain.

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Abstract:The World Wide Web is becoming a dominating factor in information technology. Consequently, computer supported cooperative work on the Web has recently drawn a lot of attention. “Process Support for Cooperative Work” (PSCW) is a Web based system supporting both structured and unstructured forms of cooperation. It is a combination of the “Basic Support for Cooperative Work” (BSCW) shared workspace system and the Merlin Process Support Environment. The current PSCW prototype offers a loose connection, in effect extending BSCW with a gateway to Merlin. With this prototype we have successfully addressed the technical issues involved; further integration of functionality should not pose any real problems. We focus on the technical side of the PSCW system, which gives a good insight into the issues that have to be addressed generally in the construction of Web based groupware.
Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright:© 1998 IEEE
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Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS)
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Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/publications/18902
Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EMPDP.1998.647216
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